Ratman197 (14514) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 3, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Triple Rock poured a clear reddish amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of graininess, carmel and a hint of fruittiness. palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, toffee, earthiness and graininess with a smooth lingering earthy finish.
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - AUG 26, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at brewery. Clear medium brown with a fizzy head. Earthy malty citrus aroma and taste with a smooth bright palate and a brassy finish.
ngeunit1 (1555) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 25, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A - Pours a hazy ruby-orange with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some light lacing.
S - Aroma is a mix of sweet caramel and caramelized malts with a touch of fruity yeast esters and chocolate.
T - Starts off with a mix of sweet caramel malts with some caramelized flavor. Through the middle, some light chocolate comes through with some fruity yeast esters and a touch of bitterness. The finish is a mix of sweet caramel malts with a touch of chocolate and caramelized sugar.
M - Medium-minus bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet finish.
D - Very drinkable. Nicely balanced and extremely sessionable. Enough complexity to stay interesting.